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    THE CRAFT: The Right Touch of Evil - Good people playing bad characters balance motivation and the "magic if."

    In a recent interview, Academy Award nominee Brenda Blethyn said, "Normally, we actors like to play nice people that audiences

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    "Hairy" Union Problems Solved

    The New Victory Theatrical Union Coalition has reached a collective bargaining agreement with Frederick Zollo and other producers of the Wooster Group's mounting of Eugene O'Neill's "The Hairy Ape" at the Selwyn Theatre on 42nd

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    SPOTLIGHT ON DANCE: Dance Training

    ACADEMY OF PERFORMING

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    Off the Bookshelf - How-To Times Four

    How-to books frequently combine an unendurable smugness with psycho-babble. A virtual model of that repellent coupling is one of the four books reviewed here: Smart Actors Foolish Choices--A Self-Help Guide to Coping with the Emotional Stresses of the Business (Back Stage Books, an imprint of Watson-Guptill Publications, softcover, 176 pgs ...

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    Ruth Franklin Voice-Over Class

    Ruth Franklin will teach her master class in voice-over techniques for actors starting in October. This professional seminar meets once weekly in a professional recording studio for eight weeks. Each student's work is recorded and each graduates with a demo tape. Those interested in studying with her should call

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    Eleanor Gets the Gold

    Eleanor Gets the Gold

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    Bit Parts

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    Talking With Uta Hagen

    When Uta Hagen speaks, people listen. And for good reason. She's not only one of the finest actors in the American theatre, but one of the country's leading acting teachers. Her books "Respect for Acting" and "A Challenge for the Actor" have influenced actor training across America.

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    Hitting the Right Note

    Getting Cast in Today's Broadway MusicalsIn this, our annual "Spotlight on Singing and Music," we've devoted our entire staff-written feature to casting notices. Well, almost: They're not quite what you're used to in our regular casting pages, but they may be even better. We've interviewed ...

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